Sexual Abuse


Sexual abuse means the subjection of a child to sexual contact by a person responsible for the child's care, a person with a significant relationship to the child, or a person in a position of authority.

Sexual contact includes fondling, touching intimate parts, and sexual intercourse. Sexual abuse also includes the use of a child in prostitution or in the production of sexually explicit works, or knowingly allowing a child to engage in the activities described in this paragraph. Sexual abuse also includes threatened sexual abuse.